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Frequent testing, less contact recommended to get Hollywood cameras rolling again

06/01/20 8:59 PM

Hollywood studios and labor unions on Monday proposed extensive coronavirus testing and other safeguards to allow actors and crew members to resume movie and TV show production in the United States.

Distancing and masks cut COVID-19 risk, says largest review of evidence

06/01/20 8:57 PM

Keeping at least one metre apart and wearing face masks and eye protection are the best ways to cut the risk of COVID-19 infection, according to the largest review to date of studies on coronavirus disease transmission.

Gilead's remdesivir shows modest improvement in moderate COVID-19 patients

06/01/20 8:48 PM

Gilead Sciences Inc on Monday reported that its antiviral drug remdesivir provided a modest benefit in patients with moderate COVID-19 given a five-day course of the treatment, while those who received the medicine for 10 days in the study did not fare as well.

Australia lowers COVID-19 death toll after 'youngest victim' found not to have virus

06/01/20 8:38 PM

A man thought to be the youngest person to have died from coronavirus in Australia did not have the virus at the time of his death, officials said.

Mexico's coronavirus death toll surpasses 10,000

06/01/20 8:30 PM

Mexico's death toll from the novel coronavirus on Monday surpassed 10,000 after the health ministry reported an additional 237 deaths in the country.

Brazil registers 11,598 additional cases of coronavirus, 623 new deaths on Monday

06/01/20 8:00 PM

Brazil registered 11,598 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and 623 additional deaths in the last 24 hours, the nation's Health Ministry said on Monday evening.

China reports 10 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases for June 1 vs 16 a day earlier

06/01/20 7:59 PM

China registered 5 new coronavirus cases on June 1, down from 16 a day earlier, the National Health Comission said on Tuesday.

U.S. health experts, officials warn protests may add to virus spread

06/01/20 6:16 PM

Public health experts and government officials, including New York's governor, are warning that large street protests over racial inequities and excessive police force could worsen the spread of the novel coronavirus.

WHO and other experts say no evidence of coronavirus losing potency

06/01/20 4:54 PM

World Health Organization experts and a range of other scientists said on Monday there was no evidence to support an assertion by a high-profile Italian doctor that the coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic has been losing potency.

Egypt reports first decline in new coronavirus cases for a week

06/01/20 3:47 PM

Egypt confirmed 1,399 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, the health ministry said, its first decline for a week.

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